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Nigerian lawmakers notorious in seeking bribe – Jega

By Ahmed Idris The former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, on Monday expressed concern over the way and manner the present administration was fighting corruption,

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Violent party primaries, electoral framework delay threat to 2019 polls – Jega

By Ahmed Idris The former chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, said on Monday that violent party primary elections and the delay in the passage of

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Nigerian govt says peace, accountability key to survival of democracy

By Ahmed Idris The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, said on Monday that democracy only thrives where there is peace, transparency and accountability. The

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It’s too early to say if we’ll remain in APC – nPDP

By Ahmed Idris The New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) that merged with the All Progressives Congress (APC) before the 2015 general elections said on Monday that it’s too early for

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2019: Female lawmakers meet Buhari, demand Osinbajo’s seat

By Ahmed Idris President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday jokingly told Vice President Yemi Osinbajo tha5 his position is being threatened by the constant agitations by women to occupy the post.

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NASS to transmit 2018 Budget to Buhari Friday – Saraki

By Ahmed Idris The National Assembly would on Friday transmit the harmonised 2018 Budget to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent, President of the Senate, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, said on

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Modu Sheriff sneaks out of Villa after meeting with Buhari

By Ahmed Idris President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday had a close-door meeting with former Governor of Borno state, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, in his office at the Presidential Villa in

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Buhari meets Tinubu, members of South-west APC caucus

By Ahmed Idris President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday had a dinner with members of the South West caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa,

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I will leave Buhari’s cabinet next week – Fayemi

By Ahmed Idris The winner of the All Progressive Congress (APC) gubernatorial primary election in Ekiti state, Mr. Kayode Fayemi, said on Thursday that he would resign his appointment as

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IBB joins Obasanjo, asks Buhari to quit in 2019

By Nasir Kura.   Former President Ibrahim Babangida has aligned with Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to step down in 2019. Babangida in a statement signed

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